Monday, March 30, 2009

Mojo Monday Sketch Featuring Lizzie

Happy Monday!! Well, at least it is a happy Monday for me! Why? Because it is Mojo Monday, of course!! LOL Each Monday I cannot wait to check out what awesome sketch is to be discovered over at the Mojo Monday Sketch Blog to get my creative juices going. Really, I am being totally serious here!

For my card I chose Lizzie from InStyle Stamps. I am learning how to shade with my Copics and highlight with my white gel pen and am pretty tickled with how she turned out! I have not perfected staying in the lines with these markers yet, so I chose to emboss the image to create a barrier between colors. I LOVE the way it turned out and will be using this technique more often.

The papers I chose to use are from a 6x6 Basic Grey paper pack called Lilykate. I chose these because I had already colored the image and needed to find papers that matched! LOL

The supplies used for this card are:
Stamps: InStyle Stamps Lizzie, CTMH Say it in Style
Paper: Basic Grey Lilykate
Embellishments: Sparkles Chloe's Closet, Paper Flower, ribbon and cordoroy button CTMH
Ink: CTMH Lilac Mist

Hope this has inspired you to play along with the Mojo Monday sketch this week!

Stop back by to check out my FIRST Magnolia Stamps image! I can't wait to share!!



Paul said...

Great card - really like the paper you've used. Goes well with the other colours you've used.

Sarah said...

I LOVE that stamp....the highlights really work. I will have to try embossing my images and see if that helps me. What embossing powder did you use?
The card is brilliant!

Anonymous said...

A fabulous card, love the colours. hugs rachxx

Jennifer said...

Thanks guys for the compliments!! I was really unsure about whether I really liked the way this card turned out. You know how usually a card looks better in person than it does on the computer? Well, I think that I like this card better on the computer....LOL

Sarah, I inked this image in Versamark, then in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and stamped it onto my CS. I then used Fine Detail Embossing Powder over it and embossed.

Another way to do this is to use a Black craft ink and Fine Detail Embossing Powder. I have only tried this method 1 time at a card class that i go to and it was using a sentiment stamp. But it did turn out nice.

Hope this helps!

Debbie said...

you did a great job on the challenge..your coloring is fantastic

Cardmaking Galore said...

Stunning card - love your colouring and that image is so sweet

Terri E. said...

Really nice coloring and fun cord brad. Fabulous job on the mojo sketch.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Maria said...

Oooh, so cute Jen! You did a fantastic job with your shading and the highlighting with the gel pen! I think the highlighting adds a bit of sparkle to an image. Love the pretty colors that you used too!!


Tracey Malnofski said...

I love your blog!
(InStyleStamps staff)

Shary said...

I love this BG paper, so pretty. Image is cute too and your colouring is superb! x

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